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John Faust, a young mathematician, enlists the help of Mephistopheles to solve the secret of prime numbers.
Play by Stephen Plaice
Directed by Jon Dickinson
Designed by Alix Parker and Jon Dickinson
Cast: Christopher Wilson, Damian O'Donovan, Sharon Jones
Première - The Marlborough Theatre, Brighton: 1986
Edinburgh production: August 1986
'The actors seem to have fallen in love with the play.'
'A great deal to think about if you can follow the twists and turns of
the author's dialectic.'